The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 83 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.28% 1.60% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 16.52% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 12
Average salary £28,500 £34,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.17% -8.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
138 115 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.83% 9.70% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 131 103 117
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 3 £28,500 -18.57%
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) IIS
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (20.00%) Advertising
8 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (13.33%) MCSE
8 2 (13.33%) MCSA
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) WorkSite
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) IPv6
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Architect
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Server Support
1 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) MetaFrame
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
5 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle